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Today's News

  • As a longtime volunteer for North Hardin High School basketball, Rick Skeeters moved ... from court to keeper

    Volunteering to keep the books and stats for North Hardin High School boy’s basketball team is a natural fit for Rick Skeeters.

    Head coach Ron Bevars coached Skeeters when he was a student at NHHS.

    “I played on Ron’s very first team,” Skeeters said.

    “We go back,” Bevars said, explaining Skeeters was on his team in 1971 when Bevars arrived at NHHS.
    Skeeters has been watching NHHS basketball teams since 1968-69, he said.

    By Skeeters’ senior year, Bevars was head coach.

  • Empty Bowls fills coffers

    ISSUE: Warm Blessings fundraiser
    OUR VIEW: Unique effort worth being annual

    Creativity and compassion combined recently at Warm Blessings’ Empty Bowls event.

    For a gift of $15, participants received a ceramic bowl, handmade by the organization’s volunteers, and a meal. It was a reminder that some people have empty bowls. Further, bowls made by community leaders were auctioned to raise more money.

    About 160 diners attended and the project has raised more than $12,000 with more donations expected.

  • Army sets new trial date for Burke

    The general court-martial of accused killer Brent Burke has been rescheduled for May 2 at Fort Campbell.

    The court-martial originally was set for earlier this month, but a military judge approved a continuance agreed upon by government and defense counsel, according to a news release.

    The U.S. Army has charged Burke with murder, burglary and conduct unbecoming.

    The sergeant is accused in the September 2007 shooting deaths of his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother in law, Karen Comer, at Comer’s Rineyville home.

  • Radcliff/Fort Knox Tourism supports the PAC

    On Feb. 6, the Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention & Tourism Commission donated $1,000 to the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center. The monies are to assist with on-going programs at the center. From left, Margo Kampe, president, Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention & Tourism Commission, Kelly Barron, executive director, Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention & Tourism Commission and Bart Lovins, director, Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center.

  • Rotary Club members welcome EHS Student guests

    Elizabethtown High School students Audrey Duke and Nate Wilson were guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Feb. 7.

  • Shinkle shares Haiti trip highlights at Lions Club meeting

    At the Jan. 24 meeting of the Elizabethtown Lions Club, past president Lois Shinkle spoke to club members about a recent visit to Haiti. Lion Shinkle shared the improvements she saw and the many challenges that still remain. She bought back a message from the people of Haiti, “Thank you for all America has done (to help us), please don’t forget us.’”

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman's Club highlights recent activities
  • Fitness Fridays offers students variety

    P.E. class is not your typical routine on Fitness Fridays at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown.

    Instead of focusing on a single activity, Fitness Fridays consist of a number of different stations, including hurdles, push-ups, basketball, resistance bands and chair dips. Sometimes one of the stations is a fitness program like P90X, which uses DVDs that focus on developing specific parts of the body.

    “They get to choose,” said P.E. teacher Daniel Thorn.

  • Sexual abuse workshop opens path to healing

    The numbers are staggering: 1 of 6 women and 1 of 33 men in the U.S. have experienced an “attempted or completed rape” in their lifetime. About 1 in every 3 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. On U.S. campuses, 1 in 4 women are sexually assaulted during their college experience. Almost 1 in 5 female high school students report being physically or sexually abused by a dating partner.

  • Hardin County Schools on one-hour delay

    County schools in the Hardin and Meade will operate on a one-hour delay for the district this morning.

    Buses will be running later and the schools will work on a reduced schedule because of the threat of hazardous weather.